As we approach the day that Christians celebrate the birth of Jesus, many of us are engaged in a swirl of activity to prepare businesses, homes, and churches for this important day. This is both traditional and understandable in most western cultures around the globe. Most of these traditions and much of the activity is our human effort to both honor and praise God for sending His only Son from His heavenly home to be born as a helpless infant so that all could have the opportunity of the hope of salvation. However, many of us, including myself, can sometimes ignore the meaning of Christmas for lack of reflection amid the hustle and bustle of the season.
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Number four in a seven-part series on virtue. Perhaps the most common word regularly associated virtue in patience. Most have heard the saying, “Patience is a virtue.” Virtues are supposed to be good characteristics in a person. Attributes that are beneficial and to be desired. Yet, patience is not desirable to most. Why not? Perhaps that is because patience is misunderstood by most. Nor do most want to pay the […]
Number two in a new Sunday Series on virtues Then Pilate said to him, “So you are a king?” Jesus answered, “You say that I am a king. For this purpose I was born and for this purpose I have come into the world—to bear witness to the truth. Everyone who is of the truth listens to my voice.” Pilate said to him, “What is truth?” After he had said […]
Give unto the LORD the glory due unto his name; worship the LORD in the beauty of holiness. [Psalm 29:2 KJV] The first of a new continuing Sunday series about Godly virtues What do you believe is beautiful? Is beauty a judgment of the eye from one person to another? Is the beauty of a piece of music only realized by what is heard? Beauty is often thought of as […]
President Trump’s Supreme Court nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to replace the retiring Anthony Kennedy is already a scorching hot issue. I received 21 different news stories and alerts in my email within two hours of the announcement. It will become more heated and should dominate the news for the next few weeks. It will likely reach the molten state during the upcoming confirmation hearings. Those hearings will be America’s panorama […]
In the first part of this series, the connections between Leftism and the mainline churches were explored particularly through organizations such as the Religious Coalition for Reproductive Choice. In part two, a key error in the beliefs of those mainline churches was exposed. It was the error of denying the full trustworthiness of the Bible. Inerrancy is the teaching which upholds faith in the full veracity of Scripture. This doctrine is extremely […]
In part one of this series, we examined the current influence of the Left’s philosophy and politics upon the modern mainline churches around the world. The key to allowing this pernicious influence into the mainline arena is the fact that the churches allied with leftists all deny the veracity of the Bible. Trusting the Whole Word of God Is Not Optional The greatest evangelist since the apostle Paul, Billy Graham […]